These Abandoned Locomotives Are Hiding Deep In The Woods Of Maine

Many states have something abandoned – a factory, an amusement park or even an entire town. But, Maine has something that’s just a bit more unique and unlike any other state. Sitting quietly in the North Woods are a pair of locomotives that feel a bit forgotten. Here’s the story of what they are and why they’re there, along with directions for how to find them!

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Thanks to Dylan Magaster for the fascinating photos and information included here. Check out the full video of his exploration below:

These trains aren’t the only interesting abandoned spot in Maine. Check out this article on beautiful Swan Island in the Kennebec River.